Dwight Winthrop Beane, Sr., 89, of Siler City died Friday, May 24, 2019 at Woltz Hospice Home, Dobson.
Mr. Beane was born in Chatham County on July 24, 1929 the son of Elijah and Eula (Pike) Beane. Dwight was a member of the Siler City Chapel, a veteran of the US Navy and retired from Welford Harris Ford. Dwight was an avid Ham Radio operator, and UNC Tarheel fan. He was a wonderful, devoted, husband, father, brother, friend and will be sorely missed.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Rachel Brown Beane; son, Dwight Beane, Jr. his parents; brothers, Donald, Paul, Kenneth and Jimmy Beane; sisters, Evelyn Thompson, and Myrtle Stevens.
He is survived by one daughter: Cynthia Beane, Mark Fowlkes of Elkin; sister, Nancy Burke, husband, Carroll and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family will receive friends Thursday, May 30, 2019 from 1:00-2:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City. The funeral will follow Thursday at 2:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home Chapel with Eric Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Chatham Memorial Park, Siler City. Memorial donations may be made to The Council on Aging in Chatham County, Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson or Mountain Valley Hospice in Elkin.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.